Condor Rock Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Condor Rock
Across from King Otto's Castle
is this small crag with a handful of routes including the straight-in crack of The Falcon
(5.10b) and the excellent stemming corner of The Condor
Despite it's relatively close location to the campground proper this can actually be a good place to get away from the crowds and sample some fun routes.
More or less directly south of and across the road from King Otto's Castle
. A large inverted "V" is a prominent landmark. Approach time is about 10 minutes from parking near King Otto's Castle
Climbing Season For the Indian Cove Campground area.
Weather station 6.4 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Condor Rock
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Condor Rock:
The Condor 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For Condor Rock
The Falcon 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Condor Rock
Across the road from King Otto's Castle lies this north-facing crag which several good routes to choose from. This climb on the central portion of the wall and climbs thin crack in a large right-facing corner. Jam the thin vertical crack passing a slight bulge two-thirds of the way up (crux). Continue up past easier terrain to a notch and belay. Walk off to the climber's right. A great crack route that is as good as Right V Crack, but far less crowded and less greasy with a slightly longer a...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Condor Rock in the sun. Photo by Blitzo.